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Cantharellus cibarius          Chanterelle

Caps are 2-10 cm, dry, smooth, convex becoming flat and depressed, with wavy margin, and yellow to orange-yellow. Gills are decurrent, far apart, thick, blunt, forked, and  yellow.  Stalks are up to 6 cm tall by 2 cm thick, smooth, and coloured as cap or paler.  Spore prints are  pale yellow.   Widespread and fairly common, it fruits on the ground in woods.  Edible and highly regarded.   This species can be confused with the False Chanterelle (Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca, CLICK HERE).